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CDR: World of Cheese from Pasture to Plate

CDR: World of Cheese from Pasture to Plate

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 to Friday, April 29, 2022

Event Details

You must register by April 11th.

World of Cheese from Pasture to Plate is a hands-on short course aimed at educating retailers, culinary professionals, end users, brokers, distributors, retailers, and marketers, in the art and science of cheesemaking. This course features lectures covering cheesemaking, cheese handling and display, packaging fundamentals, cheese economics, basics of cheese grading and evaluation, and more. The hands on sessions include cheesemaking, grading lab, plant tours and cheese functionality demos. Wear low heel, closed toe shoes and casual clothes during cheesemaking and plant tours. At the end of the course attendees will receive a participation certificate.


Day 1
History of Cheesemaking
Milk & Milk Products for Cheesemaking
Tour Cheese Plant & Dairy Farm
Milk sensory, Sheep, Goat & Mixed Milk

Day 2
Cheesemaking 101
Process of Cheesemaking
Pilot Plant Safety Guidelines
Pilot Plant Cheesemaking
Developing Body & Flavor in Cheese
Cheese Defects, Retail & Food Service

Day 3
Tour Green County Plants
Navigating Cheese Regulations
Cheese Economics 101
Specialty Cheese Types

Day 4
Sensory–Attributes of Cheese
Sensory– Mainstream Cheeses
Sensory–Specialty Cheeses